Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships support American students of Polish descent for graduate studies at colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 are awarded on a competitive basis for one academic year. Funding is for full-time studies during academic year September 2017 - May 2018. A scholarship application form will post to the bottom of this page in Fall 2016.
All fields and majors are eligible for scholarship funding. In addition, dedicated funding is available for:
United States citizens and permanent residents of Polish descent who are beginning or continuing their graduate studies and who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarships are awarded for full-time studies only. Only one member per immediate family may receive a tuition scholarship during any given academic year. Applicants may re-apply. Awards are limited to only two tuition scholarships per individual during the period of his/her studies.
Selection is based on academic excellence, the applicant's academic achievements, interests and motivation, the applicant's interest in Polish subjects or involvement in the Polish American community. Financial need is taken into consideration.
A complete application includes the following materials:
H - Submit the $35 non-refundable application fee together with the Checklist to the KF via USPS. Please make your check or money order payable to the Kosciuszko Foundation.
Notes for Re-applicants:
Please see Notes above for additional information.
Notes for all applicants:
The scholarship deadline dates for academic year September 2016-May 2017 are :January 5 application, supporting materials and application fee April 10 copy of your Letter of Admission to Graduate School
Notification of results will be made on or about May 25, 2017.Changes in subject area which are made following scholarship notification must be communicated to the Kosciuszko Foundation Grants Department and may result in re-consideration or cancellation of the scholarship award.
THE ONLINE APPLICATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED
THE NEXT OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY WILL BE IN FALL 2016 SEND AN E-MAIL TO ADDY@THEKF.ORG AND ASK TO BE PLACED ON THE "TUITION SCHOLARSHIP" MAILING LIST
You will need to upload several documents to complete the online application:
IF THE APPLICATION PERIOD IS CLOSED SEND AN E-MAIL TO ADDY@THEKF.ORG AND ASK TO BE PLACED ON THE "TUITION SCHOLARSHIP" MAILING LIST. Be sure to include information that illustrates your eligibility. For example, indicate your ethnicity (American of Polish descent), list your current educational level (graduate student and year of studies/undergraduate student and year of studies), and the major that you expect to pursue during academic year 2017-2018. Lastly include your city and state of residence. We will add your e-mail address to our list for one year. You will receive an e-mail notification when the application period opens.